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Chinese aid and new contests over the meaning of human rights in Asia
China’s notion of the ‘right to development’ will increasingly challenge other donors’ emphasis on individual civil and political rights.
Minority languages in China and the national preservation project
There are more than 120 minority languages in China and many of them are endangered.
Adapting to the ‘new normal’: Chinese NGOs during COVID-19
China’s government is maintaining a state-dominant strategy over NGOs as it implements ‘zero-COVID’.
INTERVIEW: How food delivery drivers and other platform workers are faring in contemporary China
A huge percentage of workers in China are in the platform economy without labour protections and very limited ability to strike.